Vivian E. Parson

Vivian E. Parson, 97, of Marion, IN, and having ties to Van Buren, IN, died Sunday, June 23, 2019, at 12:15 p.m. at Marion General Hospital in Marion.

Mrs. Parson attended Sweetser schools. She was a former Van Buren resident, and had worked in the Appliance Manufacturing in Van Buren for several years.
She was born Monday, April 3, 1922, in Grant County to Frank and Opal Flook Berry.  She married Forrest Parson on April 21, 1942, and he preceded her in death.

Mary M. Nowels

Mary Margaret Nowels, 94, of Huntington, IN, died Monday, June 24, 2019, at 1:18 a.m.  at Parkview Huntington Hospital.

Patricia L. Lusch

Patricia L. Lusch, 86, of Huntington, IN, died Sunday, June 23, 2019, at 10:45 p.m. at Oakbrook Village, Huntington.

Mrs. Lusch was a caregiver for more than 30 years. She was a member of the First Brethren Church, where she served as a deacon, and was a member of the Women’s Missionary Society. She was also a member of Grandmothers Club.

She was born Aug. 20, 1932, in Huntington to Eldon and Dortha Raber Redding Sr. She married DeWayne Lusch on Nov. 27, 1948, in Huntington, and he survives.

Gloria A. 'Ann' Blough

Gloria A. “Ann” Blough, 92, of Huntington, IN, died Friday, June 21, 2019, at 8:50 p.m. at Miller’s Merry Manor.

Mrs. Blough was a homemaker and attended Anthony Wayne Church.

She was born Oct. 10, 1926, in Detroit, MI, to Francis and Florence Gertz Dodge. She married Richard Blough on June 30, 1951, and he preceded her in death.

Richard T. 'Dick' Scher

Richard T. “Dick” Scher, 86, of Huntington, IN, died Saturday, June 22, 2019, at Heritage Pointe of Huntington.

Mr. Scher graduated from Huntington Catholic in 1951.  He served in the United States Air Force.  He retired in 1986 from International Harvester as a purchaser after 35 years of service.  He was a member of SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, 3rd degree Knights of Columbus 1014, American Legion Post 7 and the Moose Lodge 837.

Linda A. Linker

Linda A. Linker, 70, of Monroeville, IN, and formerly of Huntington, IN, died Saturday June 22, 2019, at Parkview Hospital Randallia.

Mrs. Linker was a member of St. Peter Lutheran Church, Fuelling, where she served the church as a custodian for many years. She worked at Hy-Line International as a foreman for 12 years before retiring. She was also involved with her husband in his lawn care service, known as Linker Lawncare.

Rural Huntington sculptor now has pair of works in HNHS courtyard

Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

Two of a rural Huntington artist’s sculptures are now gracing an inner courtyard at Huntington North High School, a permanent loan that may serve as an inspiration to student artists coming up through the ranks and honing their craft.

School board votes to put referendum questions on Nov. 6 ballot

The Huntington County Community School Corporation Board of School Trustees met in two separate special sessions on Wednesday, June 19, and Thursday, June 20, to hold a first and second preliminary determination hearing on the proposed $68 million construction project for Huntington North High School.

Flint Springs Elementary announces 4th Q Honor Roll

Flint Springs Elementary has announced the following students who have achieved the Honor Roll for the fourth quarter of the 2018-19 school year.

All A’s
Fifth Grade
Eli Carter, Gavin Crago, Ella Dunnuck, Brianna Geyer, Peyton Huff, Andrew Lochmaier, Rayleigh Pearson, Jessus Runion and Katharyn Wonderly.

SSF seeking ‘Family Feud’ game contestants for tournament play

The Salamonie Summer Festival is looking for four more teams to play the game Family Feud in tournament fashion.
Each team needs five players and two alternates. They do not have to be family members.

The games will be played on July 5 and 6, with the final game on Sunday, July 7. The winning team will win a $100 cash prize.

SSF seeking ‘Family Feud’ game contestants for tournament playFor more information, contact Treva Flemming at 375-2436


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